Dear teaching friends:
This video is useful for class discussion of:
- The number of media messages we’re exposed to each day
- Information overload
- Gendered communication
- Communication about body image
- Cultural norms
It depicts a little girl exposed to an “onslaught” of media images about women, body image, and beauty. It opens a path for discussion of messages that tell us to how we should look, how we should eat, and how we should present ourselves to the world – and suggests that deviation from these norms/ideals makes one an outsider.